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DATE ADDED: Thu 07/03/2019

Employment Rights Lawyer

London, UK
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COMPANY: RKRS LEGAL

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £45679 - £54266 per annum

Vacancy: Employment Rights Lawyer

Office: London

Salary: £45,679 - £54,266 (plus £4,000 Car Allowance)

Closing date for applicants: 20March 2019

Contract: Permanent

REF: RM144

We are currently working with a law firm unlike any other. With nearly 100 years’ experience of successfully representing clients of injury and mistreatment, they have the privilege of working with and supporting the Trade Union Movement and the people they represent.

By providing an inclusive environment, they ensure that individually and collectively they flourish to be the best they can be. They are recognised as one of the UK's leading teams by credible directories including The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, as well as being highly recommended in The Times’ Best Law Firms 2019. They pride themselves on being "the most experienced trade union, claimant and employment rights law firm in the UK", their friendly working environment and their excellent work/life balance.

The opportunity

They are looking for an experienced and highly skilled Lawyer to join their team of dedicated professionals in their London office, to run a varied caseload of litigated and non-litigated Employment Rights cases. You will have the opportunity to manage employment advice and/or representation matters, such as, unfair dismissal, wages and discrimination claims.

With a passion for blending your technical expertise with your outstanding communication and client care skills, you will take pride in delivering a first class service to their clients. Having the confidence and ability to take appropriate daily decisions on cases to ensure swift progression will be key to your success. To ensure you thrive in the role, they will provide you with structured supervision, coaching and training as well as a nurturing environment, where you can grow and shape your career.

The role

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has at least 2 years’ experience conducting and managing Employment Rights cases. As an admitted solicitor/legal executive, you will be assessing and advising on the prospects of success and value of Employment Tribunal claims. You will therefore need to have excellent knowledge of Employment Tribunal rules of procedure and the litigation process. The role requires excellent prioritisation skills and meticulous attention to detail to enable you to construct clear and effective arguments, yielding the best result for their clients. You will need to show empathy and understanding, providing a professional legal service with a personal touch.

Benefits

They recognise and reward high performance, with competitive salaries and an extensive benefits package including:
  • Structured pay scales
  • Car allowance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Life assurance
  • 25 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Organised sports and social club
  • Annual travel and parking loans
  • Financial assistance for professional development

For more detailed information on their benefits, please visit their website.

They believe that attracting talent that reflects the diversity of the communities within which they live and work is a key part of their business, which is why they are an equal opportunities employer.






















Role: Employment Rights Lawyer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: London,

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